Services What We Can Do For You


Who Where When and How

  • Who we are? +

    We are an interdisciplinary team who provides program support to children 6 months to 6 years of age. Our therapy team consists of:

    • Speech Language Pathologists
    • Occupational Therapists
    • Physical Therapists
    • Behavioral Strategists
    • Educational Consultants
    • Family Liaison Coordinators
    • Child Development Facilitators
    • Child Development Strategists
  • Who we support? +

    Children 6 months to 6 years who have special needs. Children in our program have a variety of needs which may include:

    • Speech and/or Language Delays
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Global Developmental Delays
    • Motor Delays
    • Behavioral Challenges
    • Down's Syndrome
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Immunodeficiency Disorders
    • Hearing Impairment
    • Genetic Disorders Affecting Development
  • Where? +

    We support children in their least restrictive natural environments which includes:

    • Preschool
    • Home / Dayhome / Daycare
    • Community

    We are where you are at!


    We provide services in Calgary and surrounding areas including:




    Bow Valley

    SW, SE, NW, West Calgary, Cochrane, and Bearspaw
    Okotoks, Black Diamond, Turner Valley, High river
    Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, Exshaw


    We value community programming to maximize transference of skill to new environments. We encourage Cause and Effect children to participate in community outings, which may include going to the library, playground, pet store, swimming pool, and a variety of other areas that promote learning and play!
  • When? +

    Cause and Effect follows the typical school calendar year (September to June). Limited services may be available through the summer. Cause and Effect runs programming from 8:30-4:30 Monday to Friday. Each child's program is individualized based on their unique needs and typically occurs in either morning or afternoon sessions.

  • What? +

    We provide comprehensive and coordinated service delivery of direct and consultative therapy addressing the specific needs of each child. Direct therapy refers to 1:1 individualized intervention capitalizing on the child's unique learning style. Consultative therapy includes demonstrations, instruction regarding strategies, and provision of in-home programming suggestions for caregivers. Cause and Effect Programming involves intermittent and ongoing assessment, re-evaluation, strategy planning and individual program plan development, and caregiver coaching.

  • How? +

    Our service is provided through "play with a purpose" by registered and certified professionals with extensive pediatric experience. We use a collaborative integrated team approach that involves the family, school and community.

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    • GO!
      • Service is supported by a Family Liaison Coordinator who becomes the primary contact for the family, school and team.
      • Your child's team of therapists provides purposeful and  selective therapy strategies that are based on standardized tests and clinical observations.
      • Service will include assessments, reporting, direct therapy, consultation, goal setting, and re-evaluation.
      • For PUF programming a teacher will oversee the educational appropriateness of the program and assist with school transition.
      • Assessments are presented to parents in a report format. Child and family centered goals are captured within an individualized program plan that drives program intervention. Documentation, noting progress and recommendations, is provided to the family by each therapist after each visit.
      • Recommendations under the guidance of our qualified therapy team are followed through by a Child Development Facilitator and/or Child’s caregiver. Evaluation is continuous using an Individual Program Plan &/or Individual Service Plan for the child. 
    • Music and Movement Programs:
      • Cause and Effect offers unique child-focused music and movement programs including:
        • Mini Bachs Music Program
        • Yogi Bears Yoga Program
        • Movin' and Groovin' Movement Program
      • Kids being Out and About in their own communities. Community outings may include:
        • Library
        • Playground
        • Pet Store
        • Swimming Pool
        • And a variety of other areas that promote learning and play!
  • The C & E Difference +

    We value community programming to maximize transference of skill to new environments.

    Cause and Effect Foundation is excited to offer Purposeful Playgroups.  These groups are intended to enhance each child’s programming, giving them more opportunities for learning and skill-building!  Purposeful Playgroups provide a flexible, educational environment where CDFs, therapists and Education Consultants support each child`s individualized program in enriching and innovative ways.

    Some highlights of Cause and Effect’s Purposeful Playgroups:

    • Child-centered
    • Creative, varied and purposeful play!
    • Safe, inviting space
    • Developmentally appropriate activities
    • Supported by Therapists and Education Consultants
    • Social opportunities with peers
    • Flexible schedule
    • Music and Movement activities
    • CDF Resource sharing
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"The Cause and Effect Difference"

  • Heart and Relationship
  • Individualized Programming
  • Natural Environments
  • Value of Play
  • Skilled Professionals


Resources are available through our Toy Equipment Library Program. Learning opportunities are also made available in the form of workshops and in-services that are offered throughout the year. A semi-annual NEWSLETTER keeps our families, staff, and specialists in touch with all that is provided within our yearly program.
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Contact Info

Cause & Effect Foundation

Servicing Calgary and Surrounding Areas

Interested in more information about Cause & Effect Foundation's programs and services?



+1 (403)-523-0150



#252 - 11488 24 St. S.E.
Calgary, AB T2Z 4C9

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